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Is there a way of knowing the alarm lights on the server with a OS command?

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Is there a way of knowing the alarm lights on the server with a OS command?

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Tikanga)
Hp-ux  11.23 and 11.31
-Aix 5.3
Aix 6.1
Solaris 5.10
Solaris 5.9
Windows (diferent windows server 32 bit and 64 bit?
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There are several specs for audible/visual sensors.  IPMI, SAF-TE, SES to name just a few of the standards, plus a heck of a lot of vendor/product specific methods.

Nothing native in Windows to do any of these.  LINUX has the sensors pkg that covers IPMI/SMB.  Nothing native for AIX.     If you are running solaris, what shows up in /dev/es/ses*     In linux do a cat /proc/scsi/scsi and look for manufacturers for things like the enclosure, not Seagate.

That will be a good start to determine what you have.
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You could always download and install the IPMI utilities.  It officially compiles for linux, windows, solaris, and freebsd.

http://ipmiutil.sourceforge.net/

You may be able to get it to work with hpux & aix, but that may require some editing.
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Thank you.
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